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Red bow on top and bottom of 61dx01b

Problem is with the colors not lining up the top from left to right has bowed red lines on the top of the screen and bowed red lines on the bottom of the screen....i tried the magic to allign the cross haires and it wouldnt move....is it the convergence....how do i fix it? is there a manual for it that i can get? I have a 52inc samsung projection television it is 2 years old. i have red bow on top and bottom can somone help

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  • reney May 31, 2008

    necesito saber como resetear la convergencia.PCL 5415R

  • massx29 Jul 24, 2008

    I have a red bow and dubble vision I thought the red lense needed ajusting so i took off the lense spilled liquid inside and know the tv will not turn on I messed up the lence because liquid is missing and the bow was never fixed. what should I do I cant afford to send it to the repair shop

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Projection TV sets need to have all three colors - RED - BLUE - GREEN - lined up correctly on the screen in order for the video to look normal. When its out of alignment the video will look 3D, wavy, distorted, etc. Most of the time you just need to adjust your convergence in the TV menu. If you cannot adjust it in the menu - then your convergence is broken and needs to be repaired.

This is a very common failure on these projection sets and a fairly simple DIY fix. All projeciton sets including Samsung, RCA, Sony, Philip Magnavox, Panasonic, Pioneer, Akai, GE, JVC, Toshiba, and others at some point will have the same problem.

Common Symptoms include....

  • Screen looks 3D
  • Colors don't line up
  • One or more colors can't be adjusted when using the convergence menu.
  • Screen is bowed or warped.
  • TV shuts off after powering on. Power light will blink. TV may also make a chirping noise.
Here are some photos of convergence problems.

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Here is a quick test....

Using your original remote go-to the settings menu then goto the convergence section.

Try to adjust the red and then the blue convergence.

You should be able to move RED and BLUE in all directions - up, down, left, and right. And you should be able to get the grid straight.

If you can't move them in all directions or cant move them far enough your convergence chips are bad and should be replaced. This is a common problem.

Note: If you TV has as flash focus or magic focus button only try pressing the button. If it fails to fix the convergence red bow on top and bottom of 61dx01b - 69189a5.pngo fix it. See below for a fix

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You will need to replace the convergence chips and possibly some convergence resistors and pico fuses.
This is a a fairly easy DIY job if you are handy and can follow directions. You can get complete repair kits from TvRepairKits.com or click here. They have put together DIY repair kits that include the OEM parts and step by step photo instructions for each repair. If you are not handy or can't follow directions we would suggest calling a shop.

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